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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

NPR Health&Science - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.

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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

NPR Politics - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

NPR Politics - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA

NPR Education - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

In an issue of Rolling Stone, a female freshman said she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.

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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

NPR Politics - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

NPR Health&Science - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.

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Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.

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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?

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Officer Fatally Shoots Cleveland Boy Brandishing Fake Gun

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

A Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who had an air pistol. It's not the first such death in the city in recent years, and it sparked a number of peaceful protests.

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Protests Rock Ferguson After Officer Isn't Indicted In Brown's Death

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

After the grand jury's verdict was announced on Monday, protesters took to the streets in the St. Louis suburb. The white police officer will not face charges in 18-year-old Michael Brown's death.

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Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

In an issue of Rolling Stone, a female freshman said she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.

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Britain To Announce Sweeping Counterterrorism Legislation

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

The British government plans to introduce measures it says will help authorities combat terrorism. The proposed legislation includes a ban on insurance companies covering the cost of ransom demands.

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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What's Preventing A Nuclear Deal With Iran?

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Renee Montagne talks to Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American journalist, who writes extensively about Iran. An interim deal between Iran and Western powers was struck more than a year ago.

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Kerry Urges Congress To Ease Up On Iran Nuclear Negotiators

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Secretary of State John Kerry is urging lawmakers to give diplomats some more time to negotiate a final nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans are skeptical of the administration's overtures to Tehran.

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Protests, Fires Follow Announcement Of Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision

Morning Edition - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Public reaction was both swift and mixed.

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

NPR Politics - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

NPR Politics - November 25, 2014 - 5:20am

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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